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Tennessee Firefighters Receive NR-EMT Training

Five EMT instructors volunteered to teach the firefighters and the classes are taken at no charge, the chief said.

Posted Thursday, December 17, 2009

100 Million Swine Flu Doses Out by Week s End

Nearly half the states already have lifted restrictions on who can get vaccinated, and more will do so soon with the additional supplies.

Posted Thursday, December 17, 2009

Australian Woman Impaled on Fence Waits 47 Minutes for EMS

Kim Broadbent was injured after trying to climb over a steel fence on a friend's property at Yarrawonga on Tuesday.

Posted Thursday, December 17, 2009

Hydrochloric Acid Leak Sends 22 Employees to Hospital

Several ambulances were dispatched and Tri-Township Fire Protection District crews responded.

Posted Wednesday, December 16, 2009

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Boston School Gas Leak Sends 33 Students to Hospital

A spokeswoman for emergency medical services says 33 students were taken to the hospital as a precaution.

Posted Tuesday, December 15, 2009

Woman Killed After being struck by Brooklyn Ambulance

Authorities say an ambulance rushing a patient to a hospital has struck and killed a pedestrian in Brooklyn.

Posted Tuesday, December 15, 2009

Concerns Grow After FDNY EMS Asst. Chief Cuts Defibrillator Maintenance

Facing a shortage of defibrillators for some of its ambulances, the FDNY has canceled regular maintenance on the life-saving machines, the Daily News has learned.

Posted Tuesday, December 15, 2009

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Atlanta Fire Rescue Investigates Video of Shooting Victim

Store owner Shan Yu says the video shows the paramedics leaning over the counter to observce McKibben but never touching him or checking for a pulse.

Posted Monday, December 14, 2009

46 Injured in Connecticut Chain Reaction Pileup

Police say at least 50 cars crashed in a chain-reaction collision on a wet Connecticut road that was turning icy, and 46 people reported minor injuries.

Posted Monday, December 14, 2009


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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